“Business as usual will not deliver a new paradigm for agile ageing; we really do need a revolution”.This was the consensus from 2018’s Neighbourhoods of the Future Congress, hosted by NatWest and supported by Tata Steel. You can learn more of its findings in Ian Spero...
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May is proving to be rather busy in the world of Agile Ageing, so before we review this month’s best stories we'd like to share three special events we think will be of interest. Firstly, we are inviting fresh thinkers to join forces with AAA and our ‘who’s who’ of a...
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How do you start a revolution? In our case, you call together the best thinkers to tackle what a recent WHO survey revealed as the most pressing issue for older adults and community leaders worldwide: Housing. Taking place May 9-10th at NatWest’s London HQ, Neigh...
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Two thought-provoking articles from AAA’s Ian Spero (Dare to Care Different and Silver Economy Predicted to Generate 6.4 Trillion Euros & Employ 88m by 2025) highlighted some of the trends informing our ageing society through innovation and technology. If you wan...
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Well 2018 is off to a flying start at the Agile Ageing Alliance. Last week we joined forces with Innovate UK and Enterprise Europe Network to bring together a fantastic group of like-minded cross-sector stakeholders with a view to rethinking the very notion of work life and ...
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2017 ended on a sad note with the passing of a great friend to the AAA and genuine legend - Professor Heinz Wolff. We could dedicate this whole article to Professor Wolff’s achievements, but let us simply say that he inspired us all to think different and reminded us not t...
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This month’s AAA review covers a wide spectrum of interesting age-related titbits, from the government’s Industrial Strategy, to AI and Elon Musk’s mom. Read on… Grand Challenges ‘Ageing Society’ has been selected as one of four new Industrial Strategy Grand...
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The ageing population is a major socio-economic shift associated with both opportunities and challenges. Opportunities for social innovation to move away from outmoded conceptions of age that will lead to a richer set of possibilities later in life, and challenges most notab...
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Following the publication of the AAA’s white paper ‘Neighbourhoods of the Future: Better Homes for Older Adults – Improving Health, Care, Design and Technology’, we have been talking with public, private and third sector stakeholders about how best to translate our v...
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The percentage of the UK population aged over 65, is expected to jump from 17.8% in 2015 to nearly a quarter by 2045. As the proportion of working-age adults to retirees increases, the demand for health and social care services expands. Consequently, the Office for Budget Re...
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